The best smartphone deals under £20 per month - Nokia 7.2 for just £11/m

Looking for a budget phone that doesn’t compromise on specs? Here are the best contract deals under £20 per month.
New flagship smartphones are great, but what’s not-so-great is the hefty price tag that comes with them.
 
Contracts at over £60 per month are a bit of a steep ask of the bank accounts of us all, so we sometimes look to the lower end of the market. But when you do, you’re greeted by a bunch of naff Android phones that will have you pulling you hair out after a month or two.
 
Until now, as we’ve handpicked some of the best phone deals out there - pairing a great phone with a great contract for under £20 per month. Take a look below!

Best of the rest

Samsung Galaxy A70
 
A cheap phone with big ideas - the Samsung Galaxy A70 packs a massive 6.7in Infinity-U display, a triple-camera setup on the back and a 32MP shooter up front for those detailed selfies! And, courtesy of Vodafone, you can get this belter of a phone for just £20 a month.
 
  • Unlimited minutes
  • Unlimited texts
  • 5GB data
 
Total cost of ownership: £480 (with £96 cashback redemption)

Get it here for just £20 a month with zero upfront cost.

 

iPhone XR

 
five-star phone for a tiny price. That £357 upfront does seem hefty, but its totally worth it for one of the best iPhones of the last few years - and the contract (just £20 a month) is a complete steal.
 
Unlimited minutes
Unlimited texts
2GB data
 
Total cost of ownership: £837.99 (24-month contract with cashback)
 
 
Google Pixel 3a
 
With the Pixel 4 just around the corner, you can bag yourself a more-than-capable Pixel 3a for £20 per month! If you've read our review, you'll know we're rather in love with this mid-range dominating smartphone - featuring one of the best cameras on the market (better than the top-of-the-line even) and one of the better versions of Android, skinned by Google themselves.
 
  • Unlimited minutes
  • Unlimited texts
  • 2GB data

Total cost of ownership: £530

Get it here for £20 per month with £50 up-front (use the Vodafone filter to find it).

 
Huawei P30 Lite
 
Here we are - the cheapest deal on this list... If you've read this far, you're in for a treat. The Huawei P30 Lite packs a bunch of premium flagship phone specs into a budget model, but you don't even know the word "budget," until you find out you can get this phone for just £12 a month with zero upfront cost!
 
Unlimited minutes
Unlimited texts
3GB data
 
Total cost of ownership: £288 (24-month contract with cashback)
 
 
Samsung Galaxy A50
 
A hidden gem in Samsung's massive catalogue of smartphones, the Galaxy A40 really stands out as a quality budget handset - with a super AMOLED bezel-less display, double rear camera with an ultra wide lens, a massive 4,000 mAh battery for all day performance. All this is yours from Vodafone for just £20!
 
  • Unlimited minutes
  • Unlimited texts
  • 2GB data

Total cost of ownership: £480

Get it here for £20 per month with zero upfront cost.